A collection of some three dozen explorations of the problems colleges face, and how they are solving them. The articles include news, analysis, data, advice, and opinion.
Michigan State and other colleges teach faculty members how to explain why their work matters. That's key to getting lawmakers and a skeptical public to appreciate universities' contributions.
To build pools of potential leaders, colleges are trying to change the negative ways administrative roles are viewed, and give faculty structured opportunities to learn behind the scenes.